Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Science and Tech
Third Covid jab likely for highly vulnerable patients
Recently USFDA gave its nod for the use of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid vaccines as additional dose on certain immunocompromised individuals
US FDA denies emergency use approval for Covaxin
The FDA recommended Ocugen to "pursue a Biologics Licence Application (BLA) submission instead of an EUA application" and "requested additional information and data".
Glenmark gets USFDA approval for Theophylline ER tablets
The company said the tablet is the bioequivalent and therapeutically equivalent to the Theophylline extended-release tablets, 300 mg and 450 mg, of Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited.
Hyderabad hospital saves life with US FDA-approved non surgical pump technology
The team performed percutaneous intervention for more than 5 hours by placing a novel percutaneous LV assist device-Impella CP-prior to the procedure
Covid jabs for kids: Pfizer to seek approval in Sep
By early next week, the company is expected to get FDA approval for emergency use of its vaccine in children 12 to 15 years old.
Study identifies possible Covid drugs
The study, published in the journal Cell Reports, screened thousands of existing drugs and drug-like molecules for their ability to inhibit the replication of the Covid-19-causing coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.
US Food and Drug Administration authorises Amazon’s Covid-19 test kit
Amazon plans to use the real-time RT-PCR Test for detecting SARS-CoV-2 as part of the company's overall preparedness and response programme.
US FDA approves emergency use of J&J Covid-19 vaccine
The authorisation allows the vaccine to be distributed in the US for use in individuals 18 years of age and older, the FDA said on Saturday.
Aurobindo Pharma gets nod for generic capsules
The company has received final approval from USFDA to manufacture and market Droxidopa capsules in the strengths of 100 mg, 200 mg and 300 mg
Indian drug firms recall various products in US market
As per the USFDA, Marksans Pharma is recalling close to six lakh bottles of diabetes drug Metformin Hydrochloride extended-release tablets in strengths of 500 mg and 750 mg in the US market
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